Current Event Assignment Instructions
1. Provide an
opportunity to explore an environmental issue or organization you find
2. Help you identify
the different viewpoints used to discuss/debate environmental issues.
3. Keep you
informed about the wealth of environmental issues that receive media
attention on a daily basis.
Assignment Instructions (5 total required):
Find an article linked to http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/pae/es_map/
· Read the article
and use the Current Events Form to prepare well-written, short, concise,
essay accordingly (250 word maximum). Enter your username and click
on the submit button.
Warning: Complete the CURRENT
EVENTS form. No other format will be accepted.
Grading: 10 points
5 for completing the relevant questions 1-7
5 for coherent, thoughtful, university level discussion whilst completing
In your short essay for #8 you must: identify the issue/ environmental problem; indicate whether
you support or refute the article; identify and use an ethical, economic, ecological,
or aesthetic argument that support/refute the article; adhere to the
grammatical rules of standard English technical writing.
Due dates are highlighted on the course calendar. Please note that 5
current events assignments are possible. No late current events
assignments will be accepted. One per due date.